Tag: 1900’s

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John Murrell – Terror of the Natchez Trace

(Transcribed and unedited story from an unknown (possibly Susan Russell) WPA (Works Projects Administration) writer. JOHN MURRELL, TERROR OF THE NATCHEZ TRACE Written ca.…

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Mobile, Alabama, a colony of France, Britain and Spain – this {film and old photographs} reveals its mixed heritage

 First Capital of Colonial French Louisiana "On January 20, 1702, French colonists, led by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, establish Fort Louis de la Mobile on a…

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Society notes and weddings mentioned in news abstracts From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama

SOCIETY NOTES From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama Lauderdale County, Alabama Miss Sadie Martin of Nashville arrived in the…

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Did you know that Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was once called Allen’s Factory – Here is why

Before 1861, Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama was known as Allen's Factory. It was named for the first settlers of that name who built…

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Oct. 6, 1905- Stories From the Florence Times which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama

Stories From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 which mention citizens – Lauderdale County, Alabama County Singing Association The Lauderdale County Singing Association met…

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Silverhill, Baldwin County, Alabama – immigrants from throughout the World settled in this small community

Around the turn of the century, immigrants from many regions of the United States and from other countries began populating Baldwin County: Italians settled…